5 Ways to Build a Better LinkedIn Profile

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Complete each section of an existing LinkedIn profile using LinkedIn best practices

Choose, edit, and resize a photograph to meet LinkedIn ideal sizing guidelines

Create a testimonial request template to send to LInkedIn contacts

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2 hours
Intermediate
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to complete each section of an existing LinkedIn profile, choose, edit, and resize a photograph to meet LInkedIn ideal requirements, and create a testimonial request template to send to LinkedIn contacts. By the end of this project you will have created a LinkedIn profile optimized for searches and content. A LinkedIn profile can have significant impact on the shaping and building of your digital professional brand. With so much of our professional lives now virtual, personal branding is of great importance. Each task in this project is designed to enhance your LinkedIn profile and help you become confident in navigating each section of your profile. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Requirements

Some business experience and experience navigating LinkedIn

Skills you will develop

  • Business Communication

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Resume Development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Review each section of an existing LinkedIn Profile

  2. Complete each Section of an Existing LinkedIn Profile

  3. Complete Profile Sections and Editing a photo to meet LinkedIn ideal Requirements

  4. Identify individuals in your LinkedIn Network to Provide Endorsements and Recommendations

  5. Create a Recommendation request template

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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Frequently Asked Questions

Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.

Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.

You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.

At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.

Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.